A leading global university centred in Asia, influencing the future


To transform the way people think and do things through education, research and service

University leadership

Meet our leaders who shape our University to contribute and make a difference.

Our focus will centre on nurturing future-ready graduates, enhancing our research's translational impact and making NUS Asia's most vibrant university enterprise ecosystem. Our goal? More distinctive, high-impact value for Singapore and the world."

Tan Chorh Chuan
NUS President

Asian & Global

Transformative. Life-changing. Innovative. Caring. Holistic. We are NUS.

Founded by the community

We started out as a modest medical school in 1905, founded by a determined group of businessmen led by Tan Jiak Kim, to serve the needs of the local community. Today, we are Singapore’s flagship university consistently ranked first in Asia and among the leading universities in the world.

2016 QS University Rankings: Asia
2015/2016 QS World University Rankings

The best campus life

You will study hard. You will play hard. You will make friends for life.

University Town

Study. Live. Play. Learn. Do it all at the newest hangout on campus.

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In numbers

Kent Ridge, Bukit Timah and Outram
13Undergraduate Schools
4Graduate Schools
30University-level Research Institutes and Centres
56Bachelor's degrees
33Double majors
24Concurrent degrees
33Joint degrees
71Double degrees
150Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, Graduate diplomas
10KGraduate students
3.5KResearch Staff
3.1KExecutive & Professional Staff
2.3KGeneral Staff

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